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Kimberley Strassel Blames Baltimore's Troubles On Teachers Unions

The Conservative opinion writer blames the least culpable group for a problem created by Reaganomics and NAFTA.

Kimberley Strassel writes a weekly column for the Wall Street Journal, so naturally she subscribes to all the Conservative talking points lies. She denies the SCIENCE of man-made climate change and she's A-OK with Governor Walker cutting $300,000,000 from the University of Wisconsin system in favor of replacing it with Koch money donated to study Koch fallacies (like climate change science-denial). Strassel somehow managed to tie the Koch-funded crusade to the green movement and teachers' unions.

Apparently the only kind of thought not allowed is that which might “undermine,” according to UnKochMyCampus, “environmental protection, worker’s rights, health care expansion, and quality public education.” Stopping such research is the mission of this organization, which is spearheaded by Greenpeace, Forecast the Facts (a green outfit focused on climate change), and the American Federation of Teachers.

Strassel parrots the meme that the dirty hippie liberals won't take Koch money because they violate their silly little principles. She resorts to reducing the education and science community to a ridiculous stereotype fabricated by imagined Conservative superiority.

Her appearance on Meet The Press and Chuckles the Todd's "panel" of both sides' equality was laden with the typically nasty and false testimony that we expect from this woman.

You have a failing educational system, dominated by public sector unions, teachers' unions, high crime and high unemployment.

See what she did there? She acknowledged crime and unemployment but prefaced it by saying it's those hippie, bastard teachers and their corrupt unions that cause all the problems. She never presents any stats on that assertion. Imagine, a woman that does the bidding of the Corporatocracy that the WSJ serves, attacks people making $50,000 a year or less? The hypocrisy is stunning.

As we've come to expect, instead of Todd challenging her on her false premise, he changes the subject:

I think the biggest fear is that they won't rebuild that CVS, and I sure hope they do.

Thanks Chuck! That was some hard-hitting journalism.

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